Wednesday, August 21, 2013
Fred Kaplan, War Stories columnist for Slate, and Floyd Abrams, who argued for The New York Times in the Pentagon Papers case, discuss the sentencing in the trial of WikiLeaks source Pfc. Bradley Manning. A judge has sentenced Manning to 35 years in prison. He was acquitted on charges of aiding the enemy but convicted of several lesser charges. Abrams is a First Amendment lawyer and author of Friend of the Court: On the Front Lines with the First Amendment. Kaplan is also author of The Insurgents: David Petraeus and the Plot to Change the American Way of War.
Wednesday, July 31, 2013
Pfc. Bradley Manning has been acquitted on charges of aiding the enemy in the Wikileaks case, but convicted of other counts. Fred Kaplan of Slate and Arun Rath, who has been in the courtroom, talk about the verdict and the sentencing. Then: a look at a possible suspension for Alex Rodriguez. Plus: the future of Madison Square Garden; the business of LEGO; and a conversation about the age when people become responsible for their actions. Is 30 the new 20 when it comes to adulthood?
Tuesday, June 04, 2013
The Espionage Act is at the heart of the Bradley Manning trial, which started this week, and the Justice Department investigations into media leaks. Fred Kaplan of Slate and Steve Coll of The New Yorker talk about the connections. Plus: library advocates on their work; it’s primary day in New Jersey; researchers look into the effects of Sandy; and Stephen Dubner of Freakonomics on tipping.
Friday, March 15, 2013
Before sending hundreds of thousands of classified documents to Wikileaks, Bradley Manning says he tried to give those same documents to the New York Times. The Times, he says, never returned his call. Brooke speaks with Bill Keller, New York Times Op-Ed columnist and former Executive Editor, who wondered this week how the Manning story would be different if the Times had worked with him directly.
Friday, March 15, 2013
This week On the Media examines the ‘aiding the enemy’ charge the government has brought against Bradley Manning, the man who gave hundreds of thousands of classified documents to WikiLeaks. Also, 10 years after the Iraq War began Brooke finds out what’s happened to three Iraqi journalists profiled on the show in 2006.
Wednesday, December 01, 2010
Bradley Manning is a 23-year-old U.S. Army intelligence analyst from a small town in Oklahoma who has gained notoriety after being arrested on charges of leaking over 250,000 diplomatic cables to wikileaks.
Who is this young man, who is currently held in a Viriginia military base, awaiting trial, and why did he do what he did?